SignalR is a bi-directional communication library.
It makes it extremely easy to push and pull data in real time between server and clients.
This is the second part of two about uploading files using the WebAPI, this bit will explain the server-side component.
Uploading files from a web browser has always been a thing. New web standards are in place, but the reality is that even IE9 doesn't play ball, leaving a web developer with little choice but to fall back
I have been working in the mobile sector for a number of years now, both back-end services and the front-end UI. Architecture and design of these elements have their own challenges
I recently found myself needing to merge two objects into one.
Turns out to be pretty simple, using JSON.NET and a recursive extension.
Adding logging to a project I am working on led me to have a look again at the abstraction implemented in my old libraries, taking advantage of new ideas and knowledge to make a new one that's faster and easier to use, maintain and extend.
ActionFilters are very useful for all sorts of tasks, validation, authorization and others, but being Attributes you cannot use constructor injection to get your services in.
So you would like to add some common functionality to the MVC controller, like an overload for View which does some special stuff.
Its nice to not have to work stuff out every time.. here are some extensions for IEnumerable<T> which allow me to move on to the task in hand.
Another way to provide a caller with optional arguments on a call is to use overloads. These can get messy when there are too many, but if you just have a few you can write them once using Extensions.
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Microsoft's Windows Azure network is a massive, virtual SDN - TechTarget http://t.co/lL3DmvhHph
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RT @EspaderoYagana: Windows Azure users can use hard drives to import and export data 1
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